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Pros: Love to drive it.
Advice: Get itI have owned the expedition and the older tahoes. They don't compare. Handles great turns easy plenty of power out of the 5.3 I opted to get the Z71 package. We needed a little more room. Overall it is really a nice vehicle. i think the z71 is the best deal over the LS and LT. Doesn't look as long either.
Pros: The great looking exterior. QTY of extras
Cons: To low to the ground for serious off road excursions.
Advice: Take your time and work the price of car and ext warranty down. I saved 5k off the list and 500 of the ext. warranty.The Tahoe is a great riding SUV. I opted for the Z71 package which is great for towing and off road hobbies. It is very roomy and comfortable and has lots of room for people and equipment. The out side looks are great but even better with the Z71 package as it adds 17' custom wheels, all terain tires, painted bumpers, mirrors and wheel well flares which dresses up the std exterior very nicely. It also seperates you from all the other Tahoes on the road.
Pros: dual memory seat controls for my wife and myself
Cons: no third row seating.....but that feature is coming in an ex model late 2002 model year
Advice: the correct financing makes all of the differenceStylish enough for the wife....performance equipted for me.........and a dvd entertainment system to keep my boy happy. Who could want more?
Pros: New 5.3 liter V8 and drive train is excellent!
Cons: Smaller fuel tank
Advice: Compare then buy the TahoePlenty of V8 power. Very smooth and controlable. The steering provides quick response with an extremely stable feel. Suspension wise, firm and comfortable designed more for road cruising than offroad driving. I'm really impressed with the comfort and options on this vehicle. It's not just a truck anymore! If you need an offroad mud-bogger do yourself a favor and spend less on a used pickup truck!
Pros: dual zone heating/cooling controls in front seat
Cons: Not much but a coin holder would be a nice addition.
Advice: Shop around for best price and options package. These cars seem to be selling well thus discounts are not as easy to come by as on some other models.For an SUV provides a very comfortable and smooth ride. Better then the Explorer which I previously drove. Very roomy with excellent pick up and handling.
Pros: OnStar and the Memory Features
Cons: Small Gas Tank
Advice: Buy this very cool SUV! You will LOVE it!!I am enjoying my TrailBlazer SO much. From the tight turing radius to the memory center to the automatic lights and windshield wipers...I could go on and on. It has great pick-up and I don't know how many people have stopped me to gawk at it. Some kids working at a fast food restaurant even gave me free food when I went through the drive through because I had such a 'cool car'! ha ha I LOVE MY TRAILBLAZER!!!
Pros: There are so many. If I had to pick one, I would say the automatic lights.
Cons: The only negative I found is the Gas Mileage
Advice: This is a great vehicale. You will love it.I was amazed to see how much it felt like driving a car. I basically do not like driving but this vehicle is absolutely FUN to drive.